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Sheri G. Laughlin

Sheri G. Laughlin


Practice areas:

Family, Contracts & Agreements, Arbitration, Domestic Violence, Wills & Living Wills

Sheri Laughlin

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About Me

I am compassionate about my client's cause.  As a litigator, I have successfully represented clients for 23 years in jury and judge trials, arbitrations and mediations.


I provide one-on-one personalized representation from our initial meeting through finalization. Your case is not  handed off to younger counsel or merely assigned a number and forgotten. I know the details and facts of each client's case and provide acute and detailed preparation for court hearings and trial.  It is important to know opposing counsel and to strive for productive and positive working relationships.        


I appreciate that legal fees can be expensive. Often, legal proceedings transpire much longer than anticipated. If parties seeking divorce or legal separation are capable of discussing their issues, time and expense can be saved. I have assisted many couples, throughout the years, by mediating their case in an office setting thereby avoiding court intervention. Children are my priority when parents part.  Shielding a child from parental differences is of paramount importance.  


If court intervention is required, representation is expedient, knowleable, and aggressive, while mindful of costs and fees.   


Some clients simply cannot afford legal retainiment.  In such cases, I can offer essential legal advice on an hourly basis, prepare you, and your documens for court filing and/or hearing.


Best wishes on your legal journey!

Sheri G. Laughlin, Esq.










Practice Areas

Licensed since 1991

  1. Family: 75%
    24 years
  2. Contracts & Agreements: 10%
  3. Arbitration: 6%
    24 years
  4. Domestic Violence: 5%
    24 years
  5. Wills & Living Wills: 4%
    24 years


Payment Types:

Cash, Check, Credit Card

Attorney Endorsements

1 total

  • Peter John Marek

    I endorse this lawyer. 23 years and countless jury trials and and an arbitrator background speak volumes about Sheri's experience. A welcome addition to avvo. With only 10 answers in her library it is abundantly clear that she knows her law and procedure and empathizes with those seeking sound advice.


    Peter Marek Domestic Violence Attorney
    Relationship: Fellow lawyer in community

Contact Info

Law Office of Sheri G. Laughlin

Broadway Plaza
303 N. Broadway, Suite 204
Laguna Beach, CA, 92651



Professional Misconduct

We have not found any instances of professional misconduct for this lawyer.
Avvo Contributions
Legal Answers
Work Experience
TitleCompany NameDuration
ArbitratorOrange County Bar Association1997 - 2000
AttorneyLaw Office of Sheri G. Laughliln1994 - Present
Volunteer for ParolOrange County Bar Association1993 - 1994
InternUnited States Senate1992 - 1993
Law ClerkOrange County District Attorney Office1989 - 1989

Association NamePosition NameDuration
State Bar of CalforniaMember, Family Law Section1991 - 2014

School NameMajorDegreeGraduated
Western State University College of LawLawJD - Juris Doctor1990
National UniversityInternational Business & FinanceMBA - Master of Business Administration1987
Oklahoma State UniversityArchitectural DesignBA - Bachelor of Arts1975
Georgetown UniversityPublic Speaking and DebateScholarship Program1973

Speaking Engagements
Conference NameTitleDate
Womens's Leadership ConferenceDomestic Violence & DivorceN/A